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ABBA’s Björn Ulvaeus Opening “Mamma Mia!”-Themed Attraction in Sweden Next Year

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Credit: Jesper BrandtABBA‘s Björn Ulvaeus is taking a chance on a unique new business venture: a restaurant and entertainment venue inspired by Mamma Mia!, the hit musical and movie featuring the legendary Swedish pop group’s classic hits. The attraction, which is called Mamma Mia! The Party, will resemble the Greek taverna featured in the play and film, and will offer ... Read More »

Boston, Lionel Richie and Heart to Rock the Boat for Cruise Concert Series

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Kamal Asar; Alan Silfen/UMG NashvilleGet ready for some of your favorite musical acts to rock the boat. Boston, Lionel Richie and Heart are among the performers who’ll entertain travelers aboard Carnival cruise ships during the just-announced summer and fall 2015 edition of the company’s Carnival LIVE Concert Series. Boston will play four shows on different cruise liners — Carnival Sunshine, ... Read More »

Happy Record Store Day 2015, Vinyl Lovers!

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Courtesy of Record Store DayJust a reminder that the eighth annual Record Store Day takes place this Saturday, April 18. As always, the initiative features a wide variety of limited-edition vinyl-only releases that are available exclusively at independent record shops around the U.S. and in other countries too. Among the many veteran artists who will be issuing collectible discs in ... Read More »

Mick Jagger & Keith Richards Lend Their Voices to New Episode of Web Comedy Series

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Credit: Claude GassianMick Jagger and Keith Richards have lent their voices to a new episode of comedy collective The Kloons‘ web series Sisters, which features Kloons members Nik Kazoura and Mitch Lewis acting out real-life audio conversations between Nik’s mother and aunt. During the episode, the Kloons guys are shown lip-syncing to the women’s voices as they discuss The Rolling ... Read More »

Don Henley Settles Lawsuit with Clothing Company over Pun-Filled Ad

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Credit: James GladerThe Eagles‘ Don Henley has settled a lawsuit he brought last year against a Wisconsin-based clothing company that seemingly incorporated his name and the title of one of his band’s well-known songs into an advertisement for a line of its shirts. According to documents filed on Tuesday in a California federal court, the Duluth Trading Co. has agreed ... Read More »

Beatles-Themed Piano Autographed by Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr Auctioned for Almost $100K

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Image Courtesy of Kim BergeronThe Beatles-themed antique piano that surviving Fab Four members Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr signed last fall to help raise money for a New Orleans-area Habitat for Humanity chapter sold at auction Thursday for big bucks. The instrument brought in $98,888, just shy of the $100,000 it was expected to fetch. The winning bidder was an ... Read More »

Billy Joel Lends Support — and His Voice — to Save the Elephants Campaign

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Lloyd Bishop/NBCAs a pianist, Billy Joel may have spent a lot of time “tickling the ivories,” but he wants to make sure that doesn’t involve real elephant ivory. The musician, animal lover and expectant father is lending his voice to a new series of ads supporting the Wildlife Conservation Society’s 96 Elephants campaign, “Take a Stand for Elephants.” 96 Elephants ... Read More »